Mergers & Acquisitions in Colombia
Carrera 9 No 74-08 Of.504, Bogota, 110221
We are a team of lawyers with more than 30 years of experience.
We are aware of the economic, political and social issues of our time.
In this context we can understand better the needs and opportunities of our clients.
Therefore, we can anticipate and provide clear, complete, timely, adequate and simple solutions.
We resolve the most complex and sophisticated issues with pragmatism, in a simple manner and with attachment to the law.
We protect our client’s interests and reputation with ethics and respect for the law.
We build long lasting and successful relationships with national and foreign clients in different economic sectors.
We are discreet because we understand and share the confidentiality need of our client´s businesses”.
Bernardo is a 1986 Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) Colombian qualified lawyer and a 1988 London School of Economics LLM in international business law.
Partner of Parra Rodríguez Abogados since 1991 he is in charge of the financial law, mergers and acquisitions and aviation law practice areas.
He has participated in transactions such as the financing of the Medellin Metro, the acquisition of Central, North and South Cerrejon, the acquisition of the Ferrocarril del Norte (Fenoco), the acquisition of the Bell South assets in this country and the establishment of Carrefour in Colombia, amongst others.
Bernardo concentrates his practice in M&A and finance law with a special focus on cross-border transactions. He represents world-leading aircraft lessors and international financial institutions. His structured finance experience includes aircraft operating and financial leases, purchase and sale transactions, cross-border financing transactions, ship financing, private placement transactions, secured loans and issuance of notes, among others.
Currently he is a member of the Board of Directors of Goberna, Ortega Marañón Colombia, IBRACO (Institute of Culture Brazil-Colombia), Sistema B (B-Corporations) Colombia and IA and Bernardo Foundation. He has been a member of the boards of several companies such as Siderúrgica del Pacífico and of pro bono institutions in Colombia such as Compartamos por Colombia, Yo Creo en Colombia, Dividendo por Colombia and Interacción Social. At present he is an individual member of Transparencia por Colombia the Colombian chapter of Transparency International.Show more +